This week at Casey

3 October 2008
Casey Station Expeditioners laying linoleum in the Station's Preparation Laboratory. The weeks fly by so fast it is hard to remember what happened when. However, for about 3 days Michael and Luc have been up at the Skiway preparing the strip for the arrival of the 212 planes in mid …

28 November 2008
CASA-212 aircraft 'VHB Gadget' and Chief Pilot Jorn. Richard served another delightful Saturday night dinner but after a quick bite, the 4 pilots, Tom, Tod and Luc departed for the Skiway and by 9.30pm, VHB Gadget soared into the sky and headed for Davis, arriving safely about 4.5 …

5 December 2008
Casey Station Expeditioners at the Station bar - Splinters This is the last Casey news segment from the 2008 wintering party and next week's news will be brought to you by the 08/09 Team. Early Thursday morning CASA VHB arrived from Davis with engineers Roger and Robb and air …

12 December 2008
Incoming Casey Station Leader officially receives 'the key' to the Station Station Handover Shortly after Bob J compiled and filed his final "This week at Casey" last week, he handed the station over to Cookie on Thursday evening and the 62nd ANARE became the incumbents of Casey for the next twelve …

19 December 2008
Team from the Whale Aerial Survey Programme Science On the Go A Whale Of A Time Continuing on from last summer, the whale aerial survey programme started again late last week and already has five flights completed. Using CASA-212 aircraft, a flight leader (Daniel) and four observers …

21 November 2008
CASA 212 aircraft VHA 'Ginger' landing at Casey Skiway. The 2008 Casey winter officially ended at 12.40pm last Friday after 273 days when the 2 CASA 212 planes landed safely at Casey Skiway. The four pilots Jorn G, John L-S, Troy F and Rod R are no strangers to …

14 November 2008
Image of Casey Station Blizzards were recorded on Friday and Saturday but during the week the weather has been pretty benign with overcast skies and light winds. Despite the lack of sun the solar glare is significant as evidenced by the water pouring down …

10 October 2008
Sunset following a blizzard at Casey. Another week has flown by at Casey, in which we have experienced 3 blizzards, 2 days of heavy snow fall and 2 beautiful clear days. The sunset on Monday was glorious with a lingering vivid pink sky. Monday's sunset following …

17 October 2008
The Skiway winter camp before the vans were moved forward onto level snow The 35th week of winter and the penultimate one before the arrival of Voyage 1 and the Summer Team, has been dominated by the preparation of the Skiway; the set up of Wilkins (runway) camp; submission of cargo and Personal …

31 October 2008
Adelie penguin near Casey Station It has been a topsy turvy couple of weeks here on station, with events continuing to unfold daily. At the 11th hour, as the ship drew to within ear-shot a little over a week ago, a call from Davis and …

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